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# shipping - Saturday 17 July, 2021

Workers agree to suspend strike at Dublin Port for talks with company about pay and safety
# Dublin Port
# Dublin Port

Workers agree to suspend strike at Dublin Port for talks with company about pay and safety

Jul 17th 2021, 8:00 AM 13,008 Views 0 Comments

72 hours of work stoppages were due to commence from Monday.

# shipping - Thursday 25 March, 2021

Opinion: Suez Canal container ship accident is a worst-case scenario for global trade
# Suez Canal
# Suez Canal

Opinion: Suez Canal container ship accident is a worst-case scenario for global trade

Mar 25th 2021, 12:27 PM 44,500 Views 58 Comments

The container ship ran aground in the Suez Canal on Tuesday, blocking the passage of other ships and causing a traffic jam for cargo vessels.

# shipping - Friday 7 April, 2017

Norway is about to build the world's first tunnel for ships
# Tunnel Of Boats
# Tunnel Of Boats

Norway is about to build the world's first tunnel for ships

Apr 7th 2017, 8:14 AM 23,006 Views 22 Comments

Construction of the Stad Ship Tunnel is set to begin in 2019.

# shipping - Friday 18 September, 2015

These people have locked themselves in a container for 24 hours
# Galway
# Galway

These people have locked themselves in a container for 24 hours

Sep 18th 2015, 4:45 PM 16,935 Views 53 Comments

There’s just one very small portable toilet.

# shipping - Friday 10 April, 2015

The €19,000 gold Apple Watch Edition sold out in China in less than an hour
# Alright For Some
# Alright For Some

The €19,000 gold Apple Watch Edition sold out in China in less than an hour

Apr 10th 2015, 12:21 PM 11,363 Views 44 Comments

Some versions of the Apple Watch are available for pre order across Europe and the US from today.

# shipping - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Ship carrying radioactive concrete catches fire off Scotland
# Watch Out
# Watch Out

Ship carrying radioactive concrete catches fire off Scotland

Oct 8th 2014, 9:46 AM 8,242 Views 16 Comments

The Parida caught fire late last night.

# shipping - Friday 22 August, 2014

That's a lot of stuff!... This ship has set a world record for most containers ever carried
# Fair Play Mary
# Fair Play Mary

That's a lot of stuff!... This ship has set a world record for most containers ever carried

Aug 22nd 2014, 7:30 AM 20,988 Views 37 Comments

The Mary Maersk is so big that the Spanish port she left from had to be equipped with new cranes before the shipment could be loaded.

# shipping - Monday 14 July, 2014

Trading up: Ireland exported €1bn more in a month compared to last year
# Ship Shape
# Ship Shape

Trading up: Ireland exported €1bn more in a month compared to last year

Jul 14th 2014, 1:38 PM 6,618 Views 16 Comments

Pharmaceuticals remain the backbone of the country’s exports.

# shipping - Monday 28 April, 2014

How many bananas do the Irish eat in a week?
# Port Of Cork
# Port Of Cork

How many bananas do the Irish eat in a week?

Apr 28th 2014, 2:45 PM 19,888 Views 34 Comments

A fly-on-the-deck doc sees Cork, the world’s second largest natural deep water harbour, give up its secrets.

# shipping - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Rolls-Royce plans to change the shipping industry by developing drone cargo ships
# Send In The Drones
# Send In The Drones

Rolls-Royce plans to change the shipping industry by developing drone cargo ships

Feb 26th 2014, 2:26 PM 12,669 Views 53 Comments

The drone ships would be remotely controlled using a virtual-reality recreation of a vessel’s bridge, which captains on dry land could use to control crewless ships.

# shipping - Sunday 2 February, 2014

J.K Rowling says that Harry and Hermione should have ended up together
# Ship Has Sailed
From The Daily Edge
# Ship Has Sailed

J.K Rowling says that Harry and Hermione should have ended up together

Feb 2nd 2014, 12:29 PM 20,024 Views 27 Comments

We say NAY.

# shipping - Monday 20 January, 2014

Amazon gain patent allowing it to ship goods before you order them
# Clairvoyance
# Clairvoyance

Amazon gain patent allowing it to ship goods before you order them

Jan 20th 2014, 9:53 AM 19,909 Views 39 Comments

The patent would allow Amazon to deliver goods it believes you will order based on your shopping and search history.

# shipping - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Clampdown on Somali pirates leads to 40 per cent drop in incidents worldwide
# Shipping
# Shipping

Clampdown on Somali pirates leads to 40 per cent drop in incidents worldwide

Jan 15th 2014, 7:45 PM 9,958 Views 23 Comments

15 incidents were attributed to Somali pirates last year — down from 237 in 2011.

# shipping - Saturday 11 January, 2014

Here are 9 really weird sentences that are perfectly accurate
# Words
# Words

Here are 9 really weird sentences that are perfectly accurate

Jan 11th 2014, 4:00 PM 62,034 Views 49 Comments

Trust us.

# shipping - Sunday 15 December, 2013

Somali piracy is down 90 per cent from last year
# High Seas
# High Seas

Somali piracy is down 90 per cent from last year

Dec 15th 2013, 5:00 PM 13,814 Views 19 Comments

New security measures take effect – but there are still “suspicious approaches” to ships.

# shipping - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

Exports down as port and shipping volumes fall
# Exports
# Exports

Exports down as port and shipping volumes fall

Aug 22nd 2012, 2:16 PM 2,660 Views 7 Comments

The Irish Maritime Development Office said it expects little improvement in manufacturing orders across Europe for the rest of the year.

# shipping - Sunday 15 April, 2012

In pictures: The aftermath of the Titanic tragedy
# Titanic100
# Titanic100

In pictures: The aftermath of the Titanic tragedy

Apr 15th 2012, 8:30 AM 23,986 Views 31 Comments

Shivering survivors, grief-stricken relatives waiting on the docks and shock in the White Star Line offices: a pictorial record of the world receiving news that the ‘unsinkable’ ship had done the unthinkable.

# shipping - Sunday 1 April, 2012

Who gets to keep goods salvaged from ships - and at what risk?
# Shipping
# Shipping

Who gets to keep goods salvaged from ships - and at what risk?

Apr 1st 2012, 10:00 AM 20,873 Views 6 Comments

In the wake of the Rena and Concordia disasters, TheJournal.ie takes a look into ship salvaging and the ownership of ‘lost’ cargo.

# shipping - Monday 10 October, 2011

Pirates attack Italian ship near Somalian coast
# Pirates
# Pirates

Pirates attack Italian ship near Somalian coast

Oct 10th 2011, 9:35 PM 377 Views 23 Comments

Some 23 crew members were aboard the vessel, which was reportedly attacked by five armed men.

# shipping - Friday 1 April, 2011

Investigation due as 7,000-tonne ship refloated
# Aground
# Aground

Investigation due as 7,000-tonne ship refloated

Apr 1st 2011, 10:46 AM 728 Views 0 Comments

Marine Minister Simon Coveney criticises ship operators for not heeding storm warning.